Dysphagia Diet. Dysphagia. Modified diet consisting of foods that are easy to chew and swallow for those who have difficulty chewing and swallowing. There are three levels of the diet depending on the condition of the patient. Level 1 Rationale .
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
Pulp Free Orange Juice-thickened
Pancakes moistened with syrup
Canned fruit-no pineapple
Bread moistened with butter and jam
Strawberries that have only small seeds
Level 1: Smooth, thickened soup
Level 3: Small, soft pieces of vegetables and meat
Level 2: Vegetables are ½ inch, and easy to chew and swallow.